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  • Xenophobic attacks in S-Africa: Time for action
    IN what is becoming a horrible regular ritual, xenophobic attack by hoodlums in South Africa, specially targeting Nigerians has flared up again in Pretoria and Johannesburg.The post Xenophobic attacks in S-Africa: Time for action appeared first on V…
    - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 11:22pm -
  • Eurobond oversubscription, a beacon of hope
    THE nation’s fiscal and monetary authorities were upbeat when results of the country’s USD1 billion Euro- bond offer indicated that it was oversubscribed by a landslide, a massive 800 percent. Not only that, the rate was equally significantly lo…
    - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:35pm -
  • Waiting for the Economic Recovery Programme (ERP)
    LAST month, the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the Budget and Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, announced that the Federal Government would soon launch an Economic Recovery Programme (ERP), designed to lift the nation out of r…
    - 4 days ago 21 Feb 17, 12:36am -
  • Reducing national cancer mortality rate
    THE Management of cancer in Nigeria has remained a national scandal. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 100,000 Nigerians are diagnosed with cancer yearly, out of which about 80,000 die.The post Reducing national cancer m…
    - 5 days ago 20 Feb 17, 1:00am -
  • Stop 20 % Import Adjustment Tax on drugs
    Implementation of the mandatory 20 per cent Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) on medicaments by the Nigeria Customs Service, as provided in the 2016 Fiscal Policy Measures (FPM), made up of Supplementary Protection Measures (SPM), is an ill wind that is bl…
    - 9 days ago 16 Feb 17, 1:57am -
  • Peaceful protest is citizens ‘ right
    One of the essential ingredients of Constitutional Democracy is the existence of virile opposition where dissenting voices are not stifled. In the build-up to the February 6, 2017, protest against economic hardship in the country organized by En…
    - 10 days ago 15 Feb 17, 3:50am -
  • The 661 rifles saga
    But for a chance encounter with eagle-eyed Customs officers, another batch of 661 illegal high-calibre rifles would have successfully entered the Nigerian heartland and deploy to worsen the already high rate of insecurity in the country.The post The…
    - 12 days ago 13 Feb 17, 1:31am -
  • Soldiers’ brutalisation of challenged person
    Another case of military brutality made its ignoble outing along New Market Road in Onitsha, the commercial nerve centre of Anambra State on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. This time, it was a couple of soldiers in full military gear, mercilessly whipping…
    - 15 days ago 10 Feb 17, 6:59am -
  • Code of conduct for herdsmen
    FOR years (particularly the past twenty months), armed hoodlums masquerading as “herdsmen” have been attacking farming communities in the North Central, South East, South-South and South West areas of the country. Thousands of people have been k…
    - 16 days ago 8 Feb 17, 10:13pm -
  • Apostle Suleiman’s tangle with DSS
    The tension generated by the rampage of armed herdsmen throughout the country, especially Southern Kaduna, heightened recently when the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Fayose, prevented a Christian cleric, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, from being arreste…
    - 17 days ago 8 Feb 17, 12:39am -
  • Prosecute Osun trigger-happy cops
    THE primary statutory duty of the Nigeria Police Force as enshrined in the Constitution and the Police Act is the protection of lives and property of citizens. This onerous responsibility is sometimes observed in the breach by some officers and men o…
    - 18 days ago 6 Feb 17, 11:52pm -
  • Making home-grown inventions work for us
    From mini-aircraft to power generating solutions and homegrown electronic systems, inventions have been tumbling onto the desk of the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, of late.The post Making home-grown inventions work for us ap…
    - 19 days ago 5 Feb 17, 11:38pm -
  • Is anti-graft war losing steam?
    GENERAL Muhammadu Buhari is the President of Nigeria today mainly because most Nigerians were sick and tired of unbridled corruption in government and they wanted somebody to rein in public officials. Buhari’s tough anti-corruption stance in 1984-5…
    - 22 days ago 3 Feb 17, 1:37am -
  • Generous pensions for former governors
    The revelation that taxpayers spend N37 billion in sustaining the pension and other benefits for 47 former governors of 21 states is indeed shocking.The post Generous pensions for former governors appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 23 days ago 2 Feb 17, 7:27am -
  • Securing our highways from robbers, kidnappers
    The resurgence of armed robbery and kidnapping on some major roads across the country has raised fresh concerns over the safety of lives and property for travellers. The Abuja-Lokoja-Okene-Kabba, Kabba-Lokoja and Lokoja-Obajana-Kabba roads in Kogi St…
    - 24 days ago 1 Feb 17, 1:56am -
  • No loans for profligate borrowers
    THE Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, at a recent DAILY TRUST dialogue told the participants: “we have no choice but to borrow”. She disclosed that the Federal Government received “about N140 billion” from the federally allocated revenue…
    - 25 days ago 30 Jan 17, 11:54pm -
  • President Buhari’s latest vacation
    ON Thursday, January 19, 2017, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, informed Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari was going to the United Kingdom to spend part of his annual vacation.The post President…
    - 26 days ago 30 Jan 17, 1:18am -
  • Abuja Airport shutdown, a shame
    IN spite of other available options being proffered by the Senate, aviation experts and critical stakeholders, the Federal Government has expressed its determination to shut down the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIAA) for a period of…
    - 29 days ago 27 Jan 17, 2:34am -
  • ECOWAS’ neat work in the Gambia
    The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) has reiterated its standing as an effective regional bloc in the world, following the successful ousting of former Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh, without firing a shot or destroying a single str…
    - 30 days ago 25 Jan 17, 11:07pm -
  • Mistaken bombing of Rann IDP camp
    January 17, 2017 has gone down as a dark day, not just in the history of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) but also in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the North East, following the tragic, mistaken bombing of an Internally-Displaced Persons’…
    - 31 days ago 24 Jan 17, 11:24pm -

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    • Telecom sector and essence of competition
      “Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress.” –President Herbert Hoover COMPETITION is a state of centrifugal market forces that produces gains for the overall economy, thereby encouraging…
      - 13 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:41am -
    • Christmas and financial holocaust
      The anthropocentric calculus posits that whether by centripetal or centrifugal diversions, man has become the monumental leverage on which the social-political, economic and cultural pendulum swings. Man has therefore created laws, principles, social…
      - 14 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 9:35am -
    • President Muhammadu Buhari, the twenty month jinx by Fani-Kayode
      Permit me to begin this contribution with an interesting and historically accurate observation made by the Vanguard Newspaper on 3rd February 2015. They wrote,The post President Muhammadu Buhari, the twenty month jinx by Fani-Kayode appeared first…
      - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 11:10am -
    • The Crisis we face in the Lake Chad Basin
      GENEVA—I have lived in and worked in, loved, written and cared about Sub-Saharan Africa virtually my entire adult life.The post The Crisis we face in the Lake Chad Basin appeared first on Vanguard News.
      - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 8:26pm -
    • Importance of productivity for personal and organisational success
      I AM delighted to attend the opening session of this 2-Day seminar on ‘Work Ethics and Attitudinal Change for Improved Productivity.’ I am of the view that this is one of the most consequential topics for the workplace today.The post Importance…
      - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:16pm -
    • I want to go to London… to see Buhari by Reuben Abati
      When 15 million plus Nigerians voted for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 General elections, their expectation was that he would be available to serve them 24/7/365, and that those who fielded him as their candidate had done their home work to…
      - 4 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:08am -
    • How would posterity judge my generation?
      Permit me to preface this piece by celebrating two of my friends whose promotions provided the occasion for me to reflect again on an issue that keeps returning to my attention, especially on the Nigerian conundrum of development and progress.The po…
      - 4 days ago 21 Feb 17, 9:36am -
    • How Hilary Clinton lost the election
      DONALD Trump ran a brilliant campaign in the last US elections. Apart from the issues around Hillary's private email, he attacked the Clinton Foundation, accusing it of selling access to Mrs. Clinton, US Secretary of State for money. He hinted that M…
      - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 11:45pm -
    • Beko’s intervention in the struggle for right to health in Nigeria
      Going by the letter and spirit of the act it is indisputable that the right to health has been elevated to the level of justiciability as anyone denied of access to basic health has the unquestionable right to seek redress in court. If religiously im…
      - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 11:13pm -
    • A time to come together
      THE consanguineous relationship of most of the people of Edo State is copiusly reflected in their culture and tradition and their monarchic political structure. Edo citizens revere their traditional rulers. Indeed, in Benin Kingdom, the Oba is practi…
      - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 11:02pm -
    • Nattering Nabobs of negativism
      NATTERING nabobs of negatism”, this was one of the phrases used by the then administrator of East Central State, Dr. Anthony Ukpabi Asika(1936-2004) in 1972 to attack the former President, Dr. Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe(1904-1996).The phrase itself wa…
      - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 8:55pm -
    • Obiano’s honour of recognition
      AT a time when many state governors are missing in action in terms of providing developmental projects in their states, Anambra State has a different but pleasant story to tell.The post Obiano’s honour of recognition appeared first on Vanguard New…
      - 5 days ago 20 Feb 17, 9:01am -
    • Buhari’s offerings and the imperative of a New Deal
      The economy must be taken out of recession. It is doableThe post Buhari’s offerings and the imperative of a New Deal appeared first on Vanguard News.
      - 5 days ago 19 Feb 17, 11:05pm -
    • 2017 Budget: Taking the process a notch higher
      Since President Muhammadu Buhari submitted the 2017 Appropriations proposal to the joint sitting of the two branches of the National Assembly last December, many Nigerians have been on the watch to know what difference will attend the process of pass…
      - 6 days ago 19 Feb 17, 11:00am -
    • FG Vs. Chidi Duru: Questioning the efficacy of our justice system
      Duru was alleged to have committed the offences of criminal breach of trust and forging of shareholders signatures in 2008. The post FG Vs. Chidi Duru: Questioning the efficacy of our justice system appeared first on Vanguard News.
      - 6 days ago 19 Feb 17, 10:00am -
    • Seized Allocation: Like Tinubu, like Fayose
      Since the coming of the Buhari administration, Ekiti State Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose has been in the eye of the storm, particularly since he had chosen to be a leading voice of the opposition to the government. The post Seized Allocation: Like T…
      - 6 days ago 19 Feb 17, 9:04am -
    • The arrest of Audu Maikori, misplaced call to pray for tyrant by Fani-Kayode
      It is only a weak, insecure, paranoid, wicked, heartless, ignorant, lawless and callous government that refuses to identify, apprehend, prosecute and hang the bloodthirsty, psychopathic and murdering Janjaweed Islamist Fulani militants and herdsmen a…
      - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 7:00pm -
    • Okorocha-Obiano tirade: Good for Ndigbo
      OUT of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks says the Holy Bible. And when these two Governors spoke about themselves, recently, they indeed spoke from their hearts. What they told us may not be palatable to us all and to themselves, but t…
      - 8 days ago 17 Feb 17, 10:10am -
    • Much ado about Obaseki’s govt
      SO much effort is being deployed by the image makers of the new governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, to project him as a positive departure from the administration of his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole - an administration of which Obasek…
      - 8 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:44am -
    • Beko’s intervention in the struggle for right to health in Nigeria by Femi Falana
      Since Nigerian citizens have the right to health by the combined effect of section 17 of the Constitution and article 16 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights Act, it is high time our medical facilities were fixed while drugs are mad…
      - 8 days ago 16 Feb 17, 10:01pm -

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        • Modu Sheriff not PDP’s worst demon
          THE Peoples Democratic Party is dying of numerous self-inflicted wounds and may not recover for as long as it thinks that Ali Modu Sheriff is its deadliest poison.The post Modu Sheriff not PDP’s worst demon appeared first on Vanguard News.
          - 24 hours ago 23 Feb 17, 11:57pm -
        • The age of Mugabe and the age of ideas
          ROBERT Gabriel Mugabe, the Pan Africanist and internationalist who was elected Zimbabwean Head of State thirty seven years ago, was 93 this Tuesday February 21. He had for decades championed the slogan “Zimbabwe for Zimbabweans.” Under this, he…
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        • Centennial tribute to a great Rivers gentleman

          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 11:09pm -
        • Sanusi’s wedlock of the rich
          CONTROVERSY-prone –or is it controversy-courting- Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is at it again. It has not been long since he stirred the hornet’s nest on the typical northerners’ penchant for building mosques even at the expense of ch…
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 12:29am -
        • Exporting executive ailments
          IN the traditional African setting, the practice was that as a man grew older, he began to farm nearer home, principally to avoid the rigour of a long walk to the farm. At that time, conventional wisdom also dictated that when a man became terminally…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 11:16pm -
        • It wasn’t me
          THE President Muhammadu Buhari Federal Government has carved a niche for itself for making the act of denial a strategic component of it governing process. It started almost from Day One.The post It wasn’t me appeared first on Vanguard News.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 11:11pm -
        • Medical vacations and presidential pilgrims
          Is it not enough that the president is away on a medical vacation that could be costing the country so much in scarce foreign exchange even when we are being told that nothing is wrong with him?The post Medical vacations and presidential pilgrims a…
          - 3 days ago 22 Feb 17, 12:00am -
        • Moulding Nigeria into a nation (3)
          LAST week I discussed how issues of ethnicity and diversity have continued to plague Nigeria since independence. Prior to that I had detailed how the independence Constitution, following meticulous planning by the nation’s founding fathers, had add…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:57pm -
        • Is Acting President Osinbajo Nigeria’s chance at a new beginning?
          The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has been getting on quietly and unceremoniously with the business of governance. The vice-presidential slot on any ticket is an important one, as the Vice-President, should the need arise, must have what…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:05pm -
        • How Hilary Clinton lost the election
          DONALD Trump ran a brilliant campaign in the last US elections. Apart from the issues around Hillary's private email, he attacked the Clinton Foundation, accusing it of selling access to Mrs. Clinton, US Secretary of State for money. He hinted that M…
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 11:45pm -
        • Army 38 and this unjust land
          AS I landed in Abuja on February 9, from Lagos, a senior journalist on board with me wore a pensive mood as he said the following words to me: "I am pan-Nigerian but certain things shake your faith like the advertisement in today's edition of the Dai…
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 11:40pm -
        • $500m eurobond: For whose benefit?
          THE Finance Minister, Olusegun Aganga and his entourage have planned roadshows traversing markets in Europe and the United States to promote Nigeria’s credit worthiness and facilitate popular subscription of a proposed $500m/Euro loan.The post $…
          - 5 days ago 20 Feb 17, 6:27am -
        • Alfred Ilenre; Saro-Wiwa’s other half, departs
          If Saro-Wiwa had a quiet, reflective side, Ilenre was it, often, you could see them together in Lagos; in those days, if you ran into Ilenre, Saro-Wiwa was not likely to be far away, or Ilenre could tell you what part of the world his bosom friend co…
          - 5 days ago 19 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • Reality versus ‘alternative facts’ (1)
          Presently Nigerians are suffering as usual whereas those they elected to serve live as if Nigeria belongs to them alone. Perhaps the President is trying his best; but given the escalating hardship nationwide, his best is not good enoughThe post Real…
          - 6 days ago 19 Feb 17, 7:00am -
        • The living church and the dead church
          THE scriptures depict a Samaritan woman who attends the Church of Mount Gerizim. In that church, some members of the congregation have buckets, so they are able to draw water from the well to drink. Others expect to have buckets or are hoping to get…
          - 6 days ago 19 Feb 17, 6:14am -
        • Buhari’s unnecessary health controversy
          Our leaders must begin to appreciate that public perceptions of issues are more readily dependent on body language, gestures and signs rather than what is actually saidThe post Buhari’s unnecessary health controversy appeared first on Vanguard New…
          - 6 days ago 19 Feb 17, 3:14am -
        • HIV controversy: First Abalaka, now Ezeibe
          It is foolhardy to simply dismiss them, especially given that there are too many special interests at play in the search for a HIV treatmentThe post HIV controversy: First Abalaka, now Ezeibe appeared first on Vanguard News.
          - 6 days ago 19 Feb 17, 3:14am -
        • Connect with our destiny helper
          Destiny killers are those who for no reason other than envy work to ensure that you do not reach your goal. Their joy is to ensure that your destiny is not fulfilledThe post Connect with our destiny helper appeared first on Vanguard News.
          - 6 days ago 19 Feb 17, 1:37am -
        • Chewing Gum wrong or right?
          Just as I entered the hall I conducted a quick self- image audit from my hair down to my shoes. Once I was satisfied I then continued my walk into the venue.The post Chewing Gum wrong or right? appeared first on Vanguard News.
          - 6 days ago 19 Feb 17, 12:37am -
        • Prince of Thieves
          Only in Nigeria, when people steal millions and billions and these dishonest men and women in fine clothing are considered smart and feted by their community for as long as they can drop a few thousand Naira here and there for their supportersThe po…
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 11:37pm -

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        • Swagalicious Alhaja In Lovely Pre-Wedding Photos With Her Hubby
          The pretty wife-to-be, Ewaniademi and her heartthrob, Niyi Hamed are both classy, saucy, stylish, trendy, and elegant in these lovely pre-wedding photos. #sahsha2017http://www.thisisnaija.com/2017/02/checkout-this-swagalicious-alhaja-in.html?m=1
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        • Check Out The All New Gionee A1
          An article was just published on http://myphones.com.ng/gionee-a1-specs-features-price-nigeria/ featuring the proposed launch of the Gionee A1. The unofficial specs were also revealed. I couldn't hold myself so I just decided to come and yarn my guys…
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        • Check Out Private Jets Pictured In Akure During Akeredolu's Swearing In Ceremony
          Top government dignitaries were present at the Swearing in ceremony of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) in Akure on Friday.However, The main talking point was, Private Jets numbering about 6 and a Presidential Jet were pictured at the Akur…
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        • Putting a Real Marigold Hotel location to the test
          MailOnline Travel's Sanchez Manning travels to one of the locations for the second series of the hit BBC show and emerges healthier, happier and feeling 10 years younger.
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        • People losing their noble battle against extreme storms
          As these images show - gathered from far and wide by MailOnline Travel - when nature and man come to blows, the winner is almost always nature. Pictured, clockwise from top left: Two people seemingly unaware of the impending doom behind them; a man l…
          - 14 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 9:16am -
        • How Waldorf hotels are still pioneering iconic dishes
          MailOnline Travel's Sue Ryan had a cookery lesson in China from the Waldorf Astoria's chef of the year - and found out that the hotel is just as proud of its dishes as it always has been.
          - 15 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 9:11am -
        • Purpose-built crossings to help animals pass roads safely 
          Here, MailOnline reveals some of the world's most inventive wildlife crossings, which help creatures as small as doormice in Wales to beasts as large as elephants in Kenya.
          - 15 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 8:55am -
        • Incredible images of UFO-shaped clouds
          Lenticular clouds, seen here in locations including Japan and Alaska, are saucer-shaped weather formations which gather over mountain peaks, and have often been mistaken for flying saucers.
          - 21 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 3:03am -
        • Video shows Harrison Ford's near-miss in California
          Ford's near-miss took place last Monday when he was landing a plane at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, and the new videos show how close to disaster the star actor was.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 11:35pm -
        • Twitter explodes with memes mocking Storm Doris's impact
          Social media users shared a series of tongue-in-cheek photographs and memes suggesting the damage from Storm Doris in Britain wasn’t quite as bad as had been expected.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 10:26pm -
        • Norwegian Air launches £69 fares to New York
          There are only a very limited number of seats at this price - flying to the Big Apple between July 2017 and February 2018 - and you must book by 11pm tomorrow.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 5:08pm -
        • London Cycle Lane map released
          Cycling in London can be confusing, but the London Cycle Network and Route Plan Roll has produced a map that reveals the capital's cycle lanes in a style that will be familiar to Underground users.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 4:11pm -
        • Grade II listed Essex police station on sale for £1.25m
          A Grade II listed former police station in Saffron Waldon, Essex, is on the market for £1.25million. It includes character features like a 'recording' light in the interrogation room and sash windows.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 3:38pm -
        • Moment KLM jet is pounded by Storm Doris at Leeds Bradford
          Incredible footage shows the jet battling fierce winds at Leeds Bradford Airport and coming in at such an angle that the passengers on one side would almost have had a view directly down the runway.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 2:58pm -
        • Seagulls are terrorising UK towns in quest for food
          In an article for The Conversation, Mike Jeffries, a Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University explains the tactics being taken to deter seagulls in the UK.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 2:38pm -
        • Seats on London Underground train lines aren't shampooed
          They may look clean but seats on the District, Jubilee, Northern, Circle and Piccadilly, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines are never washed, according to TFL.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 2:11pm -
        • US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after flight from DC
          American-born panda, Bao Bao, started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 10:26am -
        • Irenaeus Herok captures unseen photos of Dubai and Oman
          From Oman’s rugged beaches to Dubai’s highways swallowed by sand, a talented landscape photographer has captured the vibrant and contrasting terrains of the region.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 9:14am -
        • UK weather: Storm Doris to hit tomorrow with 80mph winds
          Planes were spotted landing in cross-winds at Leeds Bradford Airport today, as the Met Office urged the public to 'be prepared' as the 'explosive cyclogenesis' system hits Britain tomorrow.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 1:24am -
        • Questions immigrants must answer to become US citizens
          Immigrants who want to become US citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test. Take the sample questions to see if you'd make the cut.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 7:53pm -
        • How to tell what a British person REALLY thinks of you
          For tourists worried they might not be able to understand what sort of impression they’re making when they visit Britain, this handy infographic flow chart reveals all in hilarious fashion.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:46pm -
        • Hilarious photos of people having huge lapses in judgement
          With examples from far and wide, MailOnline Travel has rounded up a catalogue of situations almost guaranteed to make you chuckle.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 5:53pm -
        • Chinese man carries food on his head for 38 years
          A man in southwest China has been carrying food on his head for 38 years, serving villagers Sichuan dishes.Chen ChangFa, 66, can carry over 10 dishes on a two-metre-long food tray.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 3:05pm -
        • The jewel-encrusted skeletons of Furstenfeld Abbey
          The pair of jewel-encrusted skeletons are purported to be the remains of saints, and are on display at Furstenfeld Abbey, in a 700-year-old Bavarian church close to Munich, Germany.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 2:41pm -
        • Mesmerising hyperlapse video shows journey through Asia
          From Angkor Wat in Cambodia to Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, a Swiss couple has filmed their spell-binding six month journey through nine Asian countries.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 1:39pm -
        • United and American begin selling cheaper economy tickets
          American has announced that it's begun selling the new fares for flights on 10 different routes while United is also selling cut-rate tickets on flights from Minneapolis to seven cities including New York.
          - 3 days ago 22 Feb 17, 10:25am -
        • Transparent kayaks allow you to view what's below you
          Thanks to a new fleet of transparent watercraft from a Florida-based company, the underwater world is yours to view now.
          - 3 days ago 22 Feb 17, 10:19am -
        • TripAdvisor names 2017's best beaches in the world
          TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, the annual list of the world's, Europe's and the UK’s best beaches, voted for by holidaymakers, has been revealed with a Brazilian bay taking the top spot.
          - 3 days ago 22 Feb 17, 9:56am -
        • Gold Coast voted better than Paris, New York or London 
          The Gold Coast has been voted the most popular western city for Chinese travellers, beating London, Paris and New York to take fourth place globally, in a survey of more than 3.6 million Chinese tourists.
          - 3 days ago 22 Feb 17, 7:32am -
        • Japan zoo culls 57 monkeys carrying 'invasive' genes
          The Takagoyama Nature Zoo east of Tokyo culled 57 native snow monkeys by lethal injection after finding that they carried genes of an 'invasive alien species', officials said Tuesday.
          - 3 days ago 22 Feb 17, 3:25am -
        • The Paris Navigating Gym is a boat powered by exercise
          Dubbed the Paris Navigating Gym, the 65ft-long glass-walled boat can host up to 45 people who power it with their exercise on spinning bikes and cross trainers as they cruise the River Seine.
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 7:00pm -
        • Entirely pointless signs from around the world
          You'd think that anyone capable of passing a driving test would be familiar with the basic principles of rain - and yet one road sign in this collection reads: 'Caution, water on road during rain.'
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 4:48pm -
        • The most baffling laws in the world revealed
          A shocking new infographic has revealed strange laws from the US to Russia. In some countries flame throwers on cars are perfectly legal.
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 4:35pm -
        • Russain tourist in Thailand faces prison for feeding fish
          Olga Smirnova, a 53-year-old Russian tourist, was arrested for feeding breadcrumbs to fish on Thailand's Phuket Island, flouting its strict environmental laws, and is now in police custody.
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 2:59pm -
        • Mozambique is Africa's new Riviera
          The Daily Mail's Rory Ross has rounded up seven of the best places to stay along Mozambique's idyllic coastline, with an option for every type of traveller.
          - 4 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:29am -
        • The hotel-within-a hotel where the 1% hide out in Florida
          As the most famous hotel in the affluent playground of Palm Beach, Florida, The Breakers regularly plays host to the 1%. They stay in an exclusive hotel within a hotel, finds MailOnline's Tamara Abraham.
          - 4 days ago 21 Feb 17, 8:23am -
        • Photographer dresses up as Gandalf for wild self portraits
          Akhil Suhas, from India, spent six months touring New Zealand after watching the film five times and falling in love with it.
          - 4 days ago 21 Feb 17, 8:03am -
        • Facial recognition technology can identify lemurs
          Researchers took photos of red-bellied lemurs in Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar to test a facial recognition system for lemurs.The research could help with lemur conservation efforts.
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 11:12pm -
        • Inside the aircraft converted into a vegetarian restaurant
          Hawai Adda, a grounded Airbus A320, has recently been converted into a vegetarian restaurant, bakery, kitty hall and café in Ludhiana, India.
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 8:20pm -
        • Bicester Village and the Cotswolds a great weekend away
          The Oxfordshire retail village has smaller crowds and cleaner air than Bond Street. And the clothes cost up to half the price. A trip there and a stay in the Cotswolds makes for a perfect weekend break.
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 6:01pm -
        • Explorer Ed Stafford on how eating TADPOLES was a new low
          British explorer Ed Stafford revealed to MailOnline Travel that tucking into tadpoles was like 'eating small parcels of poo'.
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 5:55pm -
        • Austria's Schlosshotel in Fiss is five star on every level
          At Schlosshotel in Fiss, guests enjoy everything from mountain lunches and ski musicals to live bands. The 270-room hotel also has an in-house ski-hire shop with a lift that takes you onto the slope.
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 5:47pm -
        • How hand luggage put in the hold might not be covered
          Which? found that the ‘big five’ travel insurance companies - Aviva, Axa, Churchill, Direct Line and LV - exclude valuables placed in the hold from their policies in the case of loss, theft or damage.
          - 5 days ago 20 Feb 17, 7:58am -
        • Antarctica sea ice hits record low
          The 1km long chink calved from the front of the Pine Island Glacier, one of the main glaciers responsible for moving ice from the interior of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to the ocean.
          - 5 days ago 20 Feb 17, 12:14am -
        • Beckham family enjoy idyllic skiing holiday in Canada
          Taking to his Instagram page, the former footballer, 41, shared a number of sweet snaps of his wife and kids taking the slopes in British Columbia, Canada - after jetting away from email hacking drama.
          - 5 days ago 19 Feb 17, 4:34pm -
        • Tracing the strange history of Czech genius Gregor Mendel
          The Mail on Sunday's Martha Stutchbury ventured to the Czech Republic, where she delved into the history of revolutionary friar and scientist Gregor Mendel.
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 10:40pm -
        • Maison Cailler is Switzerland’s first chocolate factory
          The Mail on Sunday's Joanna Tweedy discovered bliss at the Maison Cailler, Switzerland’s first chocolate factory, which lies in the tiny village of Broc, Fribourg.
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 10:40pm -
        • The Crafter Traveller endorses the all-inclusive club 
          The Mail on Sunday's Fred Mawer provides his insight on all-inclusive hotels, and suggests the best of the bunch, from establishments in Halkidiki to St Lucia.
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 10:38pm -
        • The Gainsborough Bath Spa offers a private thermal spa
          The Mail on Sunday's Huw Turner explored the Gainsborough Bath Spa, located in central Bath, where warm water is piped in from a source originating 2,000 years ago.
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 10:37pm -
        • Cycling from Bangkok to Saigon in two weeks
          The Mail on Sunday's Daniel Macdonald cycled from Thailand to Vietnam, averaging around 30 miles a day through back roads, with highlights including a stop at Cambodia's magnificent Angkor Wat.
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 10:37pm -
        • John Craven sails the Caribbean searching for iguanas
          The Mail on Sunday's John Craven took a seven-night cruise aboard the Star Clipper ship, making stops at St Martin/St Maarten, Anguilla, Virgin Gorda, St Kitts and St Barts in search of iguanas.
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 10:36pm -
        • Britain prepares for hottest February 20th for 160 years
          Temperatures in the UK will be hotter than Greece, Dubai and Saudi Arabia thanks to a 'blast of hot air from the Caribbean', bringing weather fit for a barbecue on Monday.
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 6:54pm -
        • Shawn Thomas' widow meets his coffin at the airport
          The wife of Shawn Thomas, 35, who died earlier this month after a vehicle accident while serving in Niger, Africa, came to Raleigh-Durham International Airport to see his coffin (pictured).
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 6:49pm -

        Dailymail » Money

        Dailymail » Health

        • Dangers of washing your hands in hospital
          Researchers at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, have mapped out the biggest danger zones - and it all boils down to an area you might think would be the cleanest of all.
          - 5 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 6:24pm -
        • Being a cat lady doesn’t show poor mental health says UCL
          Cat owners no longer need to fear being driven mad by their pets. Scientists from University College London discredited a link between a common feline parasite and psychosis.
          - 5 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 6:18pm -
        • Sending toddlers to childcare could make them stressed
          Children who spend more than eight hours in childcare are the most stressed, based on saliva samples taken by Norwegian researchers and tested for the stress hormone cortisol.
          - 6 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 5:47pm -
        • Would you have fat injected into your PENIS?
          EXCLUSIVE: Men have long been concerned with their penis size - and now London surgeons Roberto & Maurizio Viel are helping to increase their lot.
          - 6 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 5:42pm -
        • Heroin deaths have quadrupled in 5 years
          The drug now accounts for a quarter of overdose deaths, according to the new CDC data, which offer a glimpse into the scale of America's current addiction epidemic.
          - 6 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 5:42pm -
        • British boy with cancer could be forced to leave US early
          Alex Goodwin, from Rugby, England, was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma last year after months of agony in his joints and muscles. He is mid treatment in Kansas - but may be forced home.
          - 6 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 5:42pm -
        • Former eating disorder sufferer shares pictures of stomach
          The 25-year-old, known only as Clare, has struggled with eating disorders since she was a child. Clare, who is thought to be American, stopped restricting her diet last year and is now in recovery.
          - 6 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 5:20pm -
        • Vitamin found in beer could treat chemotherapy pain
          Chemotherapy can make paitents sensitive for weeks on end. But experts from the University of Iowa claim it can be stopped by taking a nicotinamide riboside supplement - found in beer and milk.
          - 7 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 5:05pm -
        • NHS patients offended when told they need to lose weight
          NHS guidelines says GPs should refer any overweight patient to weight-loss classes. But research, by Pulse magazine, suggests many patients become offended if the topic is raised.
          - 7 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 5:00pm -
        • Video reveals extent of pregnancy's impact on body
          A fascinating video by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago reveals pregnancy's impact on a mother's body as her insides literally make room for the baby.
          - 7 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 4:17pm -
        • Exercise increases your chances of surviving a stroke
          Using mice, University of North Carolina researchers found the loss of collateral vessels in old age is prevented by exercise. This can reduce the severity of a potentially deadly stroke, they say.
          - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 4:02pm -
        • How your brain could be KILLING you
          The organ converts it's own energy supply into fructose - known to increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to the first study of its kind from Yale University.
          - 9 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 2:41pm -
        • Map shows the countries struggling to sleep via tweets
          The US has the most people tweeting about insomnia, followed by Brazil, Argentina and the UK. Users can zoom in on their specific area, or view a map showing a wider range.
          - 9 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 2:29pm -
        • Europeans brought strains of bacteria to the Americas
          Scientists in Sweden and Japan found that European and African strains of Helicobacter plyori mixed together across the Americas, contributing to high rates of stomach cancer today.
          - 10 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 1:58pm -
        • Are ibuprofen and aspirin the cures for sepsis?
          Drugs similar to aspirin and ibuprofen were found to stop the deadly response to an infection in worms, according to new research from the University of Colorado Boulder.
          - 11 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 12:21pm -
        • Chinese man wants testicles removed to control sex drive
          A man in central China rushed into a hospital two days ago asking to have his testicles removed. The man (pictured), in his mid-40s, claimed he has a high libido that he cannot control.
          - 12 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 12:05pm -
        • 5 days of 770 calories could REVERSE diabetes says doctors
          Researchers at the University of Southern California believe that a near-fasting regime over a few months is a way to 'reboot' the body.
          - 13 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 10:59am -
        • E-cigarettes users may be at risk of a STROKE
          In a study on mice, exposure to the chemicals in the popular gadgets increased the risk of deadly blood clots, according to researchers from Texas Tech University, Amarillo.
          - 14 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 9:46am -
        • Woman nearly lost both legs after varicose vein removal
          Donna Zavaglia, 42, from Victoria, had a varicose vein procedure when she was 30 years old. But she nearly died after contracting necrotising fasciitis and had to undergo 18 surgeries.
          - 15 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 8:37am -
        • Indian baby born with head TWICE the normal size
          Jaya Dalvi, four months, suffers from hydrocephalus - a build-up of fluid inside her skull.But her family, from a rural village in a western India state, can't afford to pay for specialist care.
          - 20 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 3:31am -
        • Why you shouldn't ignore your bad back
          New research from the University of Sydney suggests that sufferers of back pain - a common problem across the world - are actually 13 per cent more likely to die early from any cause.
          - 20 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 3:27am -
        • Tired teens 5 times more likely to commit crimes
          A joint study from US and UK researchers found that teenagers who report drowsiness are five times more likely to commit violent crimes as adults due to poor attention and brain function.
          - 20 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 3:23am -
        • Women can get more orgasms by getting an injection
          Offered in a private clinic in London, it has helped many patients to achieve more orgasms and a more enjoyable love life, according to Dr Sharif Wakil, who has given the jab to 2,000 women.
          - 21 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 3:01am -
        • Too much sugar causes Alzheimer's warns Kings College
          Unprecedented research by the University of Bath has revealed the 'tipping point' at which blood sugar levels become so dangerous they allow the neurological disease to take hold.
          - 21 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 2:59am -
        • Sorry ladies, you DO sweat just like men
          It had been suggested that women stay drier, but any difference between women and their partners is actually more to do with their body size. The study was done by the University of Wollongong.
          - 21 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 2:38am -
        • Moms' weight gain due to their lifestyle not pregnancy
          A new study from the University of Michigan has found that the weight that women gain after having a baby is often due to their lifestyle and not pregnancy because they put the needs of their kids first.
          - 21 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 2:35am -
        • Brian electric shocks may turn off anorexia:
          Sending electric shocks deep into the brain could be a powerful treatment for anorexia. Researchers found ‘deep brain stimulation’ could rewire the part of the brain that drives chronic anorexia.
          - 21 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 2:16am -
        • Why you should NEVER eat food past its sell-by date
          Though it sounds dramatic, researchers at Harvard University insist they have concrete evidence old food accelerates ageing at a cellular level.
          - 22 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 2:01am -
        • AIDS vaccine 'cures' 5 patients and are 'virus free'
          A new study from the IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute in Barcelona, Spain has found a vaccine that has 'functionally cured' five HIV patients. It could prevent the need to take antiretroivral drugs again.
          - 22 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 1:34am -
        • Sons of men who take cocaine suffer memory damage in womb
          A new study has found the drug's damaging impacts on DNA can be passed on through sperm, hampering the fetus's brain development.
          - 22 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 1:31am -
        • Kids eat 20 chocolate chip cookies worth of sugar a DAY
          Experts say the vast majority of the sugar children eat is hidden in common foods such as cereals and soft drinks, making it hard for parents to control what they consume.
          - 22 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 1:18am -
        • Boy, six, with brain tumor given eight months to live
          Devin Suau, six, from Framingham, Massachusetts, was discovered to have an inoperable brain tumor after falling off his snowboard. Doctors gave him two years to live.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 9:38pm -
        • The 8 signs of a nervous breakdown by Healthista
          Difficulty making decisions can be one of the earliest warning signs that all is not well with your mental health, according to Sally Brown, a Bedford-based registered therapist.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 4:02pm -
        • Chicago's smallest baby at 13 oz goes home after 4 months
          Entitan Martins finally got to take home her daughter Eirianna after spending four months in the NICU. Eirianna was due in January. But she arrived in October at just 23 weeks as a 'micro-preemie'.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 3:52pm -
        • Ugandan boy with no face risks his life to remove tumour
          Erick John Rwabirire, 17, from Uganda was born with a rare bone disorder that caused a tumour to grow and cover his face. He had surgery to remove it but it sadly grew back.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 2:55pm -
        • Scientists crack 'enigma code' of common cold
          Researchers at the universities of York, Leeds and Helsinki have now found there are many signals are dispersed throughout the virus rather than in one place.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 2:50pm -
        • Wife of 'elephant man' says the disease doesn't scare her
          Angie Richards, 34, from Dover in Delaware, US, first met Brian, 33, whose bones and organs won't stop growing, on an online dating website seven years ago.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 1:39pm -
        • Stressed at work? It could be making you FAT
          Those exposed to several months of work pressure weigh more than their relaxed colleagues, a study conducted by researchers at University College London suggests.
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 12:14pm -
        • Former psoriasis sufferer cured skin with a bespoke diet
          Hanna Sillitoe, 37, from Manchester, struggled with chronic skin conditions for 20 years which left her constantly in pain and so self-conscious she became 'lazy, fat and covered up all the time'.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 10:53am -
        • Once a day slimming jab that can cut diabetes risk by 80%
          A weight loss drug could help thousands of people avoid diabetes in the same way statins are used to ward off heart disease, according to a landmark trial, British scientists have found.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 8:56am -
        • Foot pain depends on your age and the lifestyle you lead 
          While many may not want to know the pain which awaits them, the research by the University of Adelaide could help people change their activities to lower their risk.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 5:00am -
        • Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg
          Imperial researchers say fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 4:16am -
        • Study shows many are likely to live into their 90s by 2030
          Women in South Korea are projected to reach 91 by 2030, mainly due to investments in their health care. While the US will have one of the lowest rates in the western world.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 2:53am -
        • Sick newborns should be sent home, NHS report says
          A report by NHS Improvement urges doctors to allow mothers to stay with newborns wherever possible, either at home or in hospital.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 2:34am -
        • Now experts say you should eat TEN-a-day to avoid cancer
          Experts now recommend ten portions of fruit and vegetables to ward off disease. This would prevent 7,200 cancer deaths and almost 14,000 from strokes every year, London researchers claim.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 1:56am -
        • The haircuts as anti-ageing as a FACELIFT!
          Maria, 51, was given a new breed of anti-ageing haircut. Her wrinkles appeared to have been gently smoothed away, her cheekbones were more pronounced and her face looked slimmer.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 1:04am -
        • Boy, 8, gets new hand made from his FOOT bones in surgery 
          Lal Ding, eight, from Baltimore, Maryland, was born with a 'radial club hand'. In the surgery, the first of its kind performed in the US, doctors used bones from his foot to straighten his wrist.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 12:42am -
        • Obese patients denied surgery and told to exercise instead
          A cost-cutting scheme being imposed by two health trusts in Cheshire will refuse the operations to anyone with a body mass index above 35.
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 12:18am -
        • One in 100 people suffer from 'sex headaches'
          For most sex is very pleasurable. However for others, it can be quite the opposite. One out of every 100 people suffer from headaches associated with sexual activity (HAS).
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 11:59pm -
        • Clever children more likely to dabble in cannabis as teens
          Bright children are twice as likely to booze and have a 50 per cent higher chance of using cannabis during adolescence, scientists from University College London found.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 11:30pm -
        • Do YOU sleep for more than 9 hours? It could be dementia
          People who consistently slept for more than nine hours each night were twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, researchers from Boston University Medical Center found.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 10:24pm -
        • How well can you read emotions? Take the test to find out
          A study in the UK found that women tend to be more perceptive than men when determining another person’s emotion based only on their eyes and eyebrows, especially reading vulnerability.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 8:18pm -
        • Komodo DRAGONS could hold the key to beating superbugs
          Researchers from George Mason University found antimicrobial protein fragments in the blood of Komodo dragons that protects them against infections. This could help fight superbugs.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 7:54pm -
        • Men who work out strenuously 'have lower libidos'
          A study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that men who workout strenuously, and for a prolonged period of time, have lower libidos than those who do lighter exercise.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 7:37pm -
        • Women go into meltdown over pubic hair revelation
          Women have gone into meltdown after it was revealed during a Mumsnet discussion that pubic hair starts to disappear after the menopause (stock image).
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 7:29pm -
        • Autistic child twice as likely for women with herpes
          Norwegian and US scientists found women infected with or who had a flare-up of herpes during early pregnancy were twice as likely to have an autistic child. One in 5 Americans have the virus. 
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:33pm -
        • Former Playboy model has her breast implants removed
          WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Karen McDougal, 45, from Phoenix, Arizona had her implants removed last month after they left her bed bound.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:32pm -
        • Parents share image of the moment their baby died
          Louise and John Done have shared a heartbreaking image of the moment their baby died in their arms after being 'ravaged' by the meningitis they thought was a common cold.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:10pm -
        • RABBITS secret weapon in fight against bone marrow cancer
          A virus found only in the cute, cuddly pets was found to eradicate an aggressive form of bone marrow cancer in mice, scientists from the Medical University of South Carolina discovered.
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 5:54pm -

        BBC News » Health

        The Nation &raquo Health

        • Kudos for HIV/AIDS Coalition at officers’election
          A new set of officers, (co-chairs) have been inaugurated to run the affairs of the Nigerian Business Coalition Against AIDS (NIBUCAA). The event took place at the Skyline Terrace of Oriental Hotel in Lagos. The dignitaries including Chief Executive O…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • Oceanic Health marks 10 years of performance
          Oceanic Health Management Limited has marked 10 years of  providing good health to Nigerians. At the ceremony to mark the feat, its MD/CEO, Dr. Charles Onwuzuluigbo,described the firm   as a leading Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO)  licensed…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • Be guided by rules, registrar tells lab institutions
          The Acting Registrar/CEO of Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN), Tosan Erhabor, has urged Colleges and Schools of Science and Technology to stick to their areas of jurisdiction at all times. He made the call while presenting certifi…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • Govt ‘ll step up support for leprosy patients, says minister
          The Federal Government will work with the Federal Capital Territory Administration(FCTA) and others to increase support for persons affected by leprosy,Health Minister Prof Isaac Adewole has said. He spoke when he visited  on  Yangoji Leprosy Commu…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • LUTH acquires new lab equipment for outpatients
          The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has separated its out-patient laboratory from the in-patient. This is to ensure faster release of   tests’ results and save patients from trekking from the Outpatient Department (OPD) to the general l…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • Benefits of exercise. Your solutions to manifold diseases (5)
          Pain relief: Apart from the use of exercise in rehabilitation of persons with surgical, mental health and other physical illnesses, exercise can help banish or reduce psychological pain whatever its origin: such as grief, divorce and life failures. T…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • Herbs can solve heavy menstrual bleeding
           OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA writes that there are many herbs with astringent action that can help stop heavy menstrual bleeding. Some women usually experience heavy blood flow and clotting during their menstrual cycle. On the average, a woman with norm…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • Women, ‘toilet infections’ and some vaginal issues (1)
          Like babies and children, women will always remain in the centre stage or commanding height of men’s thoughts. While many men would bottle urinary problems until they begin to get out of hands, they run helter skelter for help immediately their wiv…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • Abuse of the girl child: different shades, perpetrators and health implications
          Sixteen year old Omonsiegho(not her real name), an SS3 girl  in a mixed sex Boarding School was  asked to stand on her desk ; her offence? Not paying attention . For the rest of that class, the  punisher; a middle aged, unmarried ‘Geography Teac…
          - 7 days ago 17 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
        • ‘We insist on what is right at LASUTH’
          Does Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) lack basic amenities as claimed by some patients? No, says its Chief Medical Director (CMD) Prof Wale Oke in this interview with OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA. Patients complain of disgusting services…
          - 8 days ago 16 Feb 17, 11:00pm -

        InformationNG » Lifestyle

        • Controversy as Man Invents a Lipstick That Glues v**ina to Block Blood Flow During Menstrual Period
          A physician has made an invention to take care of women’s menstrual period and it is causing ripples around the world. A Kansas (USA) based chiropractor, Dr. Daniel Dopps, has invested a ‘feminine lipstick’ that seals together the labia minora…
          - 8 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 3:39pm -
        • BBNaija: “Soma Isnt My Kind Of Man, I Can Never Date Him” – Gifty
          In a recent interview with Pulse.ng, #BBNaija Gifty revealed it was just in a game plan to date all the boys. When asked if Gifty would ever consider dting Soma in the real world, she said she cant date Soma, as he is not her type of guy. It was also…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 4:41pm -
        • “Why I haven’t Had $ex In 10 Years” – Genevieve Nnaji Opens Up And Her Reason Will Shock You
          Genevieve Nnaji explained the reason she has been celibate for 10 years… read her reasons below: ”I have been single for so long, it hasn’t been easy..even when dbanj came along with his thing that wasn’t long..he kept saying NO LONG THING..N…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 4:28pm -
        • 7 Signs You Really Are ‘The Undateable Girl’ And How To Fix It
          Here are seven signs you really are “the undateable girl,” and how to fix it. 1. You seem to find fault with every guy you go out with. If you’re picky and totally OK with it, that’s fine. But make sure you’re cutting the guy some slack! Th…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 4:25pm -
        • 10 Simple, But Great Ways To Actually Get Your Ex Back
          The pain that comes with heartbreak is something we mock in movies and TV shows a lot, but it can be the most painful moments of your life. It can leave you aching for weeks, months and even years. Women do a lot of damaging things in an effort to wi…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 4:18pm -
        • #BBNaija: Here’s Gifty Reaction When She Found Out That Thin Tall Tony Is a Married Man
          Gifty is still making her media rounds… Amongst which she stopped over at Pulse.ng Office in Lekki where she had an Interview that was Streamed Live on Facebook. Gifty spoke about what her Game plan was when she was coming into the house.. She reve…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 4:07pm -
        • Do you want fuller Edges? Toppik is the Solution to your Scanty Hairline.
          You could be brushing your hair one day when you notice it, or your best friend may point it out to you or even worse someone you are crushing on. Either way, sudden hair loss, thinning hair or prominent bald patches has a lot of stress and wahala. N…
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 10:23am -
        • GIONEE BRAND AMBASSADOR UNVEILED
          Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd., on Tuesday 14th, February, 2017, officially unveiled the face and brand ambassador of its international phone brand in Nigeria. The face of the brand is in person of Deborah Oluseyi Joshua, a Nigeria based Eng…
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 10:07am -
        • NYSC Pulls Out Corpers From Rivers Rerun Election
          Four days to the Saturday rerun election in Riv­ers State, the National Youth Service Corps (NYS) has withdrawn corps mem­bers from participating in the exercise. The election will hold in Etche Local Government Area for the vacant House of Represe…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:51pm -
        • #BBNAIJA: Bisola Gets A Letter From Single Mothers Association For Giving TTT MouthAction
          A member of Nigerian Single Mother’s Association, Funmi Akinyode @fumsky has written a letter to Big Brother Naija Housemate, Bisola for giving a married and father of two, Thin Tall Tony BJ live on TV. Read the letter below. Dear @iambisola, we th…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:45pm -
        • #BBNAIJA: Gifty Said She Is Not Married While On Beat FM
          Today, Gifty is currently having her media tour in different radio stations across lagos, the recent one she had was at beat fm, she was asked if she was married, gifty says “She is not married and ready to mingle”. You would recall that in the p…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:37pm -
        • If Your Wife Does These 15 Things, NEVER Leave Her
          If your wife does these 15 things for you, never leave her. After all, such a wife is hard to find. 1. She is loyal to you She respects herself, and because of that, she keeps intimacy between just the two of you. 2. She trusts you She does not doubt…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:18pm -
        • 27 People Reveal What They Really Want To Say To Their Ex
          There are things you didn’t say because you were too afraid or because you didn’t know how to say them. There are secrets you keep. There are things that happened and he hasn’t heard. There are feelings in your heart that he needs to know. But…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 6:04pm -
        • 7 Steps To Being Confident Without Seeming Arrogant
          Confidence doesn’t mean being the flashiest person in the room or the “best” person there – that’s arrogance. But sometimes those two traits look a lot like each other; It’s simple to be confident without being obnoxiously arrogant when y…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 5:50pm -
        • Untitled
          The pain that comes with heartbreak is something we mock in movies and TV shows a lot, but it can be the most painful moments of your life. It can leave you aching for weeks, months and even years.Women do a lot of damaging things in an effort to win…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 5:39pm -
        • 12 Inspirational Quotes From Black Women To Celebrate Black History Month
          February is our chance to really celebrate the central role African-Americans played in U.S. history. Black History Month is an annual celebration of freedom, equality and the achievements of African-Americans. Many black women have become an inspira…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 5:19pm -
        • Pure Magic! The Before and After Makeup Transformation of This Grandma Will Leave You Speechless | Photo
          A photo making the rounds on social media, showing an old woman’s before and after makeup session, has gotten people talking.   This is the photo that has caused quite a stir online. The photo shows an old woman before and after she had sat down u…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 9:37pm -
        • 5 Foods With More Protein Than An Egg You Didn’t Know About
          Looking for the best five foods with high protein content more than egg? Look no further for all is here revealed. When you talk about eggs, you talk about protein – that’s right. However, there are many other foods with more protein than an egg…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 8:53pm -
        • 3 Ways to Make Your Husband Obsess Over You Again
          You can make your man obsessed with you again. Start by doing these three things. Surprise him with s*x. No really, surprise him. First of all, if you’re not having regular s*x, it’s time to sit up and listen up. No matter how much women claim th…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 6:11pm -
        • 9 Chivalrous Habits Of A True Gentleman That Make Women Melt
          It doesn’t take a grand gesture or costly display of affection to win a girl over. Often, it just takes a little sincerity and display of genuine romantic interest. Despite popular opinion, chivalry is not dead — here are 9 everyday gestures of m…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 6:09pm -
        • See Photos Of Big Brother Naija’s Housemate, Kemen’s Very Pretty Girlfriend.
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        • First Date: 5 Really Good Tips and 5 That Are Awful
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        • #BBNaija: Banky W Responds To Gifty’s Apology
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        • #BBN: Angry Biggie Nullifies This Week’s Nomination, See Reasons Here
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        • Health Alert! 3 Ways Oral s*x Can Be Extremely Dangerous
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        • #BBNaija: See What TTT’s Mum Said About Daughter’s-in-law, TTT’s Wife Amidst “Bisola” Drama
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        • Angelina Jolie breaks silence over painful divorce with Brad Pitt, says ‘life goes on’
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        • 5 Cool New Features of WhatsApp You Should Start Enjoying
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        • 3 Ways Attractive Women Play Hard To Get (That Work EVERY TIME)
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        • 3 Fruits You Shouldn’t Peel Before Eating
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        • After 35 Years Of Service, This NTA Newscaster Has Retired.
          So if probably you were one of those people who were always punished by watching the NTA News every night when you were young, then this face just might spark a bit of memory… yeah? NTA Veteran Newscaster, Muhammad Kudu Abubakar, has retired, after…
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        • Here Are 20 Benefits Of Having Hydrogen Peroxide At Home
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        • You Won’t Attract A Real Man Until You Do These 3 ‘Womanly’ Things
          Here are the 3 feminine mastery skills every woman needs to learn to find a real man: 1. Love your body completely. The first stop in being more of a woman is to dress like one. Get yourself a good stylist who can help you show off your assets — tr…
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        • (ADVICE NEEDED): I Am Torn Between Two Girls. Help Me!
          QUESTION: I loved a girl. Told her about my love towards her. Though she was friendly and we spoke regularly, she never accepted my love. I accepted her rejection and my parents found a match for me. I agreed to an arranged marriage proposal. Meanwhi…
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        • 5 Things That Happened on Day 26 of The #BBNaija Reality Show
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        • 7 Things That Matter Less Than You Think In A Relationship
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        • The New Prostate Test ALL Men Must Ask For
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        • #BBNaija: Gifty And Bally Kisses Passionately Again
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          - 7 days ago 17 Feb 17, 6:22pm -
        • “Why We Knock Before We Enter Into The Mortuary” – Mortician Reveals Shocking Details
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        • 20 Things He Does That Make You Think He Likes You, But Really Mean Nothing
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        • #BBNaija: Gifty Was An Hairdresser in Anambra State Before Big Brother Show
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        • 4 Telltale Signs that a Man Is Serious About You
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        • 6 Bedtime Snacks That Will Help You Sleep Like A Baby
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        • UTME 2017: 8 Latest Updates Candidates Must Know Today!
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        • #BigBrotherNaija: 8 Things You Probably Missed On Day 24
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        • “Kissing her was nice” — Mr 2kay opens up on his relationship with Gifty of #BBNaija
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        • 6 Things You Did As A Teen That Could Lead To Early Menopause
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        • 8 Foods that can cause miscarriage
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        • Place Where Girls Dance N@ked In Kaduna For Money Uncovered
          Some girls suspected to be students have found a juicy business in a newly opened hotel name (withheld) in Sabon Tasha, a suburb in Kaduna city where they dance unclad for money to entertain people. LEADERSHIP investigations revealed that, the girls…
          - 2 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 9:18pm -
        • US deputy ‘in a hurry’ drives off with gas pump still attached to fuel tank
          A sheriff’s office in Florida, USA shared a photo of a deputy whose “hurry to get back to the job” led him to drive off with a gas pump nozzle hanging from his car. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office tweeted a photo of the patrol car driving…
          - 5 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 6:24pm -
        • Horse at Australian farm plays piano
          A horse in Australia was recorded showing off his unusual talent — “playing piano” on an electronic keyboard. The video shows Sophie Bainbridge’s horse, Murphy, using his mouth to make music with an electronic keyboard set up for him outside.…
          - 5 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 6:20pm -
        • Lion blocks road to get attention from keeper at sanctuary
          A South African wildlife sanctuary shared video of a lion refusing to budge from the middle of a road until he received the proper attention from his favourite human. GG Conservation Glen Garriff posted a video to Facebook showing a lion named Smokey…
          - 5 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 6:17pm -
        • Japanese firm develops app that helps workers find open toilets
          A Japanese telecom firm announced the creation of an app to help workers find available bathroom stalls — and to tell employers if they spend too much time in there. KDDI said the app, which will be available to businesses in March, will tell worke…
          - 6 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 6:15pm -
        • Whale approaches tourist for a kiss
          A tourist on a whale watching bout in Mexico was filmed planting a kiss on the nose of a friendly whale that popped up to say hello. Todos Santos Eco Adventures posted a video to Facebook showing the American man leaning out of his boat to share a sm…
          - 6 hours ago 24 Feb 17, 6:12pm -
        • US customs find over 100 pounds of marijuana found hidden in hollowed-out firewood
          Customs officers in Arizona, USA said they found more than 100 pounds of marijuana concealed inside hollowed-out pieces of firewood. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said officers at the Port of Sasabe stopped a Ford truck driven by a 41-year-old m…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 9:27pm -
        • US rep introduces bill to stop Texans from using Chilean flag emoji
          A lawmaker in Texas, US hopes to pass legislation to discourage people from using the Chilean flag emoji to represent the Texas flag. Republican State Representative Tom Oliverson authored House Concurrent Resolution 75 “urging Texans not to use th…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 9:24pm -
        • Woman keeps 85-year-old cookie as family heirloom
          An woman from Arizona, USA is holding on to an unusual family heirloom — an 85-year-old cookie given as a Valentine to her mother. Scottsdale resident Penny Rickhoff said her family has been holding on to the heart-shaped cookie since the 1930s, wh…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 9:20pm -
        • US man lied about kidnapped child to make police ‘work harder’ to find his stolen car
          A 22-year-old man from Philadelphia, USA was charged with making a false report after he allegedly lied to police that a 4-year-old boy was in the back seat of his stolen Ford Escort to make officers “work harder” to find the car.  Marcus Fletch…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 9:13pm -
        • Man claims dog shot his sleeping girlfriend
          According to a incident report written in Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Florida, USA, a man told police that his dog shot his girlfriend in the leg. It happened late Tuesday night at a home on the city’s Westside. Police said a man and a woman w…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 9:09pm -
        • Businessman To Die By Hanging For Bathing Wife With Acid
          An Ikeja High Court on Thursday sentenced a businessman, Suleiman Olalekan, to death by hanging for killing his 22-year-old wife, Chika Egbo, by bathing her with acid. Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo sentenced Olalekan to death after finding him guilty of…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 8:13pm -
        • Crazy World: Woman Breastfeeds Dog after Its Mother Died | Photo
          A social media user is currently under fire after he posted the picture of his aunt breastfeeding a puppy.   According to this social media user who has been attacked over the last 72 hours, his female dog died and left some puppies behind. His aunt…
          - 1 day ago 23 Feb 17, 8:05pm -
        • Young Man Falls in Love With Woman’s Voice Only to Find Out She is 82 Years Old…You Won’t Believe What Happened Next (Photos)
          A man fell in love with a woman’s voice after hearing it on the phone by mistake and then went ahead to do something really surprising. When Sofian Loho Dandel received a call from a woman who accidentally dialed the wrong number, he never imagined…
          - 2 days ago 23 Feb 17, 8:01am -
        • Pupil asks police for help with math homework
          An elementary school student in Ohio, USA reached out to local police for help with her math homework. Marion Police Department shared screen captures taken by mother Molly Draper after her 10-year-old daughter, Lena, asked the police to assist her w…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 10:05pm -
        • Rampaging elephant chases Jeep for over 1-1/2 miles
          A Jeep driving through a South African national park was chased for more than 1-1/2 miles by a rampaging bull elephant. A video filmed last month by a passenger in the Jeep shows the elephant chasing the Jeep down a paved road through Kruger National…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 10:01pm -
        • 93-year-old Chinese ‘Kung Fu Grandma’ still teaches martial arts
          China’s 93-year-old “Kung Fu Grandma” has been practising martial arts for 89 years and says she has no plans to stop anytime soon. Zhejiang province resident Zhang Hexian, 93, dubbed the “Kung Fu Grandma,” said she started learning kung fu…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 9:59pm -
        • Woman born without arms breaks world record
          A Mexican woman born without arms broke a world record for lighting candles with her feet on an Italian game show. Adriana Irene Macias Hernandez used her feet to light 11 candles and claim the Guinness World Record for “Most birthday candles lit w…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 9:56pm -
        • Chinese Kung Fu master in show of balls of steel
          With the help of his students, a Chinese Kung Fu master has shown off his “ball-breaking stamina”, by being repeatedly hit in the crotch. Master Wei Yaobin is known in China as the ‘Iron Crotch Kung Fu’ master. He trains students in how to ta…
          - 2 days ago 22 Feb 17, 9:51pm -
        • Court Remands Pastor For Strangulating Woman Friend To Death In Osun
          For allegedly strangulating his woman-friend to death, an Osun State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ile-Ife yesterday remanded forty-seven year old Pastor Joshua Ayobami in prison custody. The Prosecutor, Elisha Olusegun, told the court that the acc…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 7:24pm -
        • Italian restaurant offers family with polite children five percent discount
          The owner of a restaurant in Italy discounted a family’s bill due to their children’s polite behavior. Antonio Ferrari shared a photo of the family’s bill which included a five percent discount for “bimbi educati,” or polite children. “It…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 6:14pm -
        • 13-year-old ‘Spider Boy’ sets world record
          A 13-year-old boy from Palestine set a world record for his superior skills as a contortionist. Mohammed Alsheikh, known as “Spider Boy,” ran his legs around his own body 38 times to claim the Guinness World Record for “Most full body revolutio…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 6:11pm -
        • Dog left in car horns for owner to hurry up
          An couple in the US captured video of an impatient dog barking and honking a car horn to get his owner to hurry up outside of a Subway. Tim and Yvonne Blankenship said they stopped at the Subway in Grove City for some lunch when they spotted a dog si…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 6:09pm -
        • Man’s plan to sue Walmart over falling ‘P’ sign goes viral
          An American man’s tongue-in-cheek plan to sue Walmart is going viral thanks to a photo of him waiting for the “P” in “Pharmacy” to fall on his head. Manuel Garcia of Weslaco posted a photo of himself to Facebook Tuesday showing him standing…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 6:06pm -
        • Angry Woman Cuts Off Man’s man-hood for Not Making Eye Contact During s*x
          An American woman in Scottsdale, Arizona, has been arrested after she cut off her partner’s man-hood. Shania Jones, 34, told detectives that she was sick of the man – who has been named locally as Bruce Fox – refusing to make eye contact with h…
          - 3 days ago 21 Feb 17, 5:59pm -
        • Heron caught eating alligator
          A man visiting wetlands in Florida, USA captured an unusual video of a great blue heron making a meal out of one of the state’s most feared predators: an alligator. Photographer Scott Martin, whose video was posted to Facebook by the Florida Fish a…
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 8:42pm -
        • Recycling plant worker in Canada finds $100,000 stashed inside 30-year-old TV
          A worker at a recycling plant in Ontario, Canada opened up an old TV set and made a shocking discovery — more than $100,000 cash. Rick Deschamps, general manager of Global Electric Electronic Processing, said the TV was brought to the facility over…
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 8:28pm -
        • Prison guards arrest pigeon trying to carry cellphone to inmates
          Prison guards intercepted a pigeon trying to deliver a cellphone to inmates inside a facility in Brazil, corrections officials in the country said. The Department of Penitentiary Administration said guards at the Nilton Silva prison in Franco da Ro…
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 8:24pm -
        • Real-life tortoise and hare race against each other
          As a child when growing up, one would be familiar with the popular story of the race between the tortoise and the hare. The two animals were made to compete in a real-life race to test the validity of the fable in which the tortoise wins. Entertainm…
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 8:18pm -
        • Company offers leave to employees with puppies
          A company is offering a kind of leave to its employees with puppies. Scottish brewery BrewDog has instituted a new policy offering “puppy parental leave” for employees raising young dogs. The company announced the “paw-ternity” policy that p…
          - 4 days ago 20 Feb 17, 8:09pm -
        • Vandals pile up seats on Australian train
          Vandals in Australia ripped several seats out of a train and piled them up in a massive barricade near the exit. Commuter Steve Mateer boarded the train in Katoomba headed toward Sydney about 10:30 p.m. when he discovered the giant pile of seats and…
          - 5 days ago 19 Feb 17, 8:04pm -
        • Pet squirrel defends home from burglar
          A man inn the US returned home to discover his pet squirrel had protected his home from would-be burglars while he was away. Adam Pearl noticed several signs of break-in before walking into his home on Tuesday, where his pet squirrel Joey had been le…
          - 5 days ago 19 Feb 17, 8:01pm -
        • Australian man sets record by cracking world’s longest whip
          An Australian man posted video of his Guinness World Record-breaking whip, which measures nearly 330 feet long, in action. Nathan Griggs, who also holds the Guinness record for most whip cracks in one minute, posted a video to YouTube showing him try…
          - 5 days ago 19 Feb 17, 7:57pm -
        • Otter cleans up mess made by pigs at Thailand zoo
          A zoo in Thailand is encouraging humans to clean up after themselves by training an otter to clean up after some particularly pigs. A video of an animal performance at Chiang Mai Zoo in Thailand shows a group of pigs living up to their name by knocki…
          - 5 days ago 19 Feb 17, 7:51pm -
        • Spider in Australia faces off against snake
          Two of Australia’s deadliest creatures faced off when a redback spider attacked an eastern brown snake. North Vic Engines Cobram automotive company in Victoria shared video of the battle after the redback descended and trapped the eastern brown in…
          - 5 days ago 19 Feb 17, 7:47pm -
        • World’s largest sand castle built by Indian artist
          An Indian artist constructed the world’s largest sandcastle to promote peace and awareness about art. Sudarsan Pattnaik and 45 students from his Sudarsan Sand Institute claimed the Guinness World Record for “Tallest sandcastle” for the 48-foot…
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 8:02pm -
        • Baby lion fed from bottle by Orangutan
          Zookeepers in the Philippines captured video of a young orangutan bottle-feeding a baby tiger after the two animals were introduced. The video, posted to YouTube by John Mills, shows the orangutan using a bottle to feed milk to the baby lion at the D…
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 7:59pm -
        • US firefighters rescue horse from frozen pool
          Firefighters in Idaho, USA helped pull a stranded horse out of a frozen pool in a resident’s back yard. The Eagle Fire Department shared photos as fire crews and neighbours broke through the ice to pull Lucky, the 5-year-old horse, out of the froze…
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 7:56pm -
        • Customs stop traveller from Vietnam who had 22 pounds of raw animal parts
          Customs agents in Texas, USA stopped a traveller arriving from Vietnam and discovered his luggage contained some unusual contraband — 22 pounds of raw animal parts. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said agriculture specialists at Dallas Fort Wort…
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 7:51pm -
        • Man returns stolen mortuary van after finding dead body in it
          Authorities in California, USA said a man who stole a van from outside a mortuary returned it and stole another vehicle when he discovered a dead body in the back. Riverside Police said a mortuary worker had parked the van outside the business about…
          - 6 days ago 18 Feb 17, 7:49pm -
        • Arsonist lights own foot on fire in CCTV footage
          Police in South Australia are seeking the public’s help identifying a clumsy arsonist caught on camera setting his own foot on fire. South Coast Police shared CCTV footage that shows two people behind a group of shops on Old South Road in Old Reyne…
          - 7 days ago 17 Feb 17, 7:14pm -
        • Suspected North Korean assassin thought she was taking part in TV prank
          An Indonesian woman arrested over the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was “duped” into believing that she was taking part in a TV prank show, officials said on Friday (Feb 17). Siti Aisyah is among three people detained…
          - 7 days ago 17 Feb 17, 7:11pm -
        • Sports journalist eats paper after losing bet
          A hockey writer in Belarus has been forced to literally eat his own words after his playoff predictions proved incorrect. Vyacheslav Fedorenkov, who covers the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) for a leading Belarusian sports paper, Pressball, claimed…
          - 7 days ago 17 Feb 17, 7:04pm -
        • Mugabe can run in election ‘as a corpse’ – Wife
          Zimbabwe’s 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe should run “as a corpse” in next year’s election if he dies before the vote, his wife said Friday. Grace Mugabe accused some ruling ZANU-PF party officials of plotting to take over from her husba…
          - 7 days ago 17 Feb 17, 6:59pm -
        • After being stuck in traffic jam, kidnappers let abducted man go
          After an Indian toll booth company’s assistant manager was abducted at gunpoint, kidnappers let him go after getting stuck in a traffic jam in Gurgaon. A man with a fake driving license was driving a Mercedes car. While crossing the Kherki Daula to…
          - 7 days ago 17 Feb 17, 6:53pm -
        • Police uncovers gang which converts old Toyotas into fake Ferraris
          Police in Spain have uncovered a gang that had been converting old Toyotas into fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis. The Spanish National Police detained three people for operating a workshop in the town of Sils, where they modified the vehicles and sold…
          - 8 days ago 16 Feb 17, 8:41pm -
        • US customs agents intercept man with six pairs of shoes full of cocaine
          Customs agents in New York, USA said a man arriving from Guyana was found to be smuggling 4 pounds of cocaine inside six pairs of shoes. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Amaziah Hohenkirk, a Guyanese citizen, was stopped after arriving at John…
          - 8 days ago 16 Feb 17, 8:37pm -
        • Martial arts magazine posts video on how to defend against Trump’s handshakes
          A mixed martial arts online magazine has posted a tutorial from a jiu-jitsu academy on how to defend against President Trump’s handshakes. Recent meetings with foreign leaders have brought attention to the president’s handshake. Videos and analys…
          - 8 days ago 16 Feb 17, 8:31pm -
        • Two US deputies in jail brawl in front of inmates
          Surveillance video shows two deputies fighting inside a detention centre in Kentucky, USA. The video shows Joe Funk, a deputy jailer, and Sheriff’s Deputy Clennon Smith duking it out, according to WAVE. Officials say the two got into a fight after…
          - 8 days ago 16 Feb 17, 8:24pm -
        • Military pilot lands helicopter on a expressway to ask for directions
          A Kazakhstani military helicopter brought a convoy of trucks to a halt when the pilot landed in the middle of the road to ask for directions. The soviet-designed Mi-8 gunship, estimated to be worth $14 million, appeared quite out of place sitting i…
          - 8 days ago 16 Feb 17, 8:19pm -
        • Tragedy: Man Drinks Himself To Death While Celebrating Valentine’s Day (Photo)
          A man believed to be in his thirties 30s was found dead behind a house at Ayigbe town in the Weija Gbawe constituency after he got drunk on Valentine’s Day, reports Adom News. Speaking in an interview with Adom News’s Kofi Adjei, the Assembly for…
          - 9 days ago 16 Feb 17, 4:57am -
        • US tourist trying to wash elephant’s trunk gets launched into air
          A tourist from America attempting to help an elephant bathe ended up launched into the air by the pachyderm. Whitney Lavaux posted a video to YouTube showing what happened when she attempted to help wash an elephant in a shallow river in the Patara E…
          - 9 days ago 15 Feb 17, 9:39pm -
        • Thief in England caught crawling into store to steal children’s magazines
          A British shopkeeper shared video of a bizarre theft where a man crawled into the store on all fours and grabbed magazines meant for young girls. Sunny Patel, owner of the Best-One store in the Knowle district of Bristol, England, posted CCTV videos…
          - 9 days ago 15 Feb 17, 9:34pm -
        • Runner robbed off first place by elastic band
          A sprinter during a college track event in Ireland had his hopes of victory snatched off when an elastic band flew onto the track and wrapped around his legs. Aengus Meldon, whose unfortunate moment was caught on camera and posted to YouTube, was…
          - 9 days ago 15 Feb 17, 9:31pm -
        • Indian man murders friend for not dancing at birthday party
          A 24-year-old Indian man allegedly murdered his 21-year-old friend for not dancing during the birthday party they had organised for a common friend. The incident occurred in the wee hours of Tuesday in Andheri (East), a surburb of India’s most p…
          - 9 days ago 15 Feb 17, 9:20pm -
        • Asamoah Gyan found guilty of having ‘unethical hair’ in UAE
          Ghanian footballer Asamoah Gyan has been found guilty of having “unethical hair” under United Arab Emirates Football Association guidelines, according to a report by the BBC. The former Sunderland forward is one of 46 players to have been found…
          - 9 days ago 15 Feb 17, 9:04pm -
        • Man sues Uber after app error revealed his infidelity and led to divorce
          A French man is suing ride-sharing service Uber, alleging a glitch in the app outed him for infidelity and led to his divorce. The French Riviera resident is suing the U.S. company for $47 million, alleging a glitch in the application led to the end…
          - 10 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:45pm -
        • Man sets record by hammering 38 nails with his head in two minutes
          An American man used his head to hammer 38 nails and claim a world record on an Italian gameshow. John Ferraro, also known as “Hammer Head,” set the Guinness World Record for “Most nails hammered with the head in 2 minutes” by hammering a t…
          - 10 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:40pm -
        • New York man takes his turtles on leashes for a walk
          A man was spotted recently taking an “only in New York” walk with his beloved pets — a pair of turtles on leashes. A video posted to Twitter by CeFaan Kim shows the Harlem resident out for a stroll with his two turtles, who are walking down th…
          - 10 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:31pm -